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E-zine Issue 9: Stepping Up to Secondary School

The latest edition of the Safety Net e-zine is out NOW! Issue Nine – Stepping Up to Secondary School It is normal for children to have worries and concerns about starting secondary school. This issue takes a look at how this transition can be managed in the best way possible. Our young volunteer, Remy (Year 9), has provided us with an excellent Q&A. There is also a ‘Checklist Challenge’ where children can win a FREE Safety Net goody bag. Please … Read more

Ezine Issue 8 – Rolling with Routines

The new issue of our e-zine is out now! Ezine Rolling with Routines Issue 8 This useful 8th edition is all about learning to roll with children’s routines. We discuss what routines are, and why they are so important. There is a particular focus on certain points in the day which might be hectic or stressful, such as before school and bedtime. Safety Net would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to all our young volunteers who contributed their … Read more

E-zine Issue 7: Navigating News

Safety Net’s latest edition of the Young Safety Net E-zine is now live! E-zine Issue Seven Navigating News This 7th edition concentrates on helping children try and navigate news, which can seem constant, ever changing and overwhelming at times. Expect to see the following: – Our Young Reporters share their experiences with the news; what worries them and what they can do about it – Ways in which children and young people can take control – An opportunity to be … Read more

Safety Net Colouring In Sheets

University of Sussex interns, Ophelia and Chloe, have been busy designing and drawing four lovely colouring in sheets for children to enjoy. As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, we hope these positive affirmation colouring sheets help children and young people relax and enjoy themselves at home. Please click on the links below to download the sheets. Choose Happy Feelings Come and Feelings Go Just Breathe You Rock

Safety Rocks Parent & Carer Newsletter – Spring 2021

So we all find ourselves back in lockdown, AGAIN! Our Children and Families Practitioner, Sarah – in consultation with parents and carers – has created a Spring newsletter to hopefully help make things a little easier this time around. Topics covered include: – What difficulties we are facing this time around compared with the last lockdown when schools closed – Strengths we can tap in to in order to help us and our children – Coping tips from parents and … Read more

Safety Net Mindful Moments

Click on the link below to read about Safety Net’s suggested mindful moments… In this article you will be provided with tips on how to stay calm, as well as being able to follow a grounding exercise and finger tip breathing. Safety Net Mindful Moments

E-zine Issue 6 bumper edition!

E-zine Issue 6 – Friendships and Falling Out Our new E-zine is out now! The key theme in this bumper edition is Friendships and Falling Out. In this issue expect to see: – our young reporters describe what a good friend looks like, and suggest different ways to stay connected to friends – our children’s worker Sarah, covers things we love about good friends – advice on what to do if you fall out with a friend – bullying: what … Read more

NEW Anti-Bullying Week Resource Pack 2020

Safety Net Anti-Bullying Week Resource Pack 2020 United Against Bullying – this is the theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2020 which runs from Monday 16th – Friday 20th November. As in previous years, children and adults alike will be encouraged to unite together and mark the week with Odd Socks Day. Bullying is an act which can deeply challenge and upset children and young people, and often stay with them well into adulthood. Bringing awareness and understanding to the issue can … Read more

E-Zine Issue 5 – Keeping Calm and in Control

Our latest issue of the Safety Net E-zine is now live! E-zine Issue 5 – Keeping Calm and in Control In these uncertain times, children and young people need extra care and support to help face all the changes that are happening around them. This month’s issue gives children some key tools on how to remain calm and keep hold of a sense of control, these include: – top strategies to remain calm – simple mindfulness techniques – Stop > … Read more